Monthly Archives: April 2014

Percona Live MySQL Conference Santa Clara 2014

The Percona Live MySQL Conference was held once again in Santa Clara from April 1-4, 2014. Executive Summary: Percona hosted another excellent conference, with 1,150 attendees from 43 countries plus a vibrant exhibit hall. The overall themes that emerged this … Continue reading

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My Father Dies at 89

My father, James B. Briggs, has died at age 89 after a series of illnesses … in other words, “old age.” He was born in 1924, and raised on a farm in Michigan as part of a large family – … Continue reading

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